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Saturday 13 April 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Saundra Santiago and Amy Goodman. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. 12 Angry Men, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Bridge At Andau by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Spike Jones Show.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent

Country: United States

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Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson

Country: United States

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The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Dan Dailey

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Billy Barty, Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Jad Paul

Country: United States

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Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans

Starring: John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: Canada

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The Sky at Night

Starring: Patrick Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Silent Service

Starring: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris

Country: United States

Panic!

Written by: Al Simon

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 April 1957 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Saundra Santiago: American actress, she appeared as a regular on TV's "Miami Vice" and "The Soprano.
  • Amy Goodman: American activist, host of Democracy Now.
  • Wayne Lewis: keyboardist (Atlantic Star - "Touch a Four Leaf Clover").
  • Tony McLean: American impresario, President of Broadway in Boston, McLean is credited with contributing to the revitalization of the Theater District in Boston.
  • Gary Kroeger in Cedar Falls: Iowa, USA; comedian (Saturday Night Live, Return of the Shaggy Dog).
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Facts:
  • Shinbone Alley opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 11th Tony Awards: Long Days Journey into the Night and My Fair Lady win.
  • Due to lack of funds, Saturday mail delivery in the US is temporarily halted.
  • 11th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Saint Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Bridge At Andau

By: James A. Michener

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels.

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Men To Match My Mountains

By: Irving Stone

A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

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The Road To Miltown

By: S.J. Perelman

Road To Miltown Or, Under The Spreading Atrophy, The, by Perelman, S.J.

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The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

the nun's story

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